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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0012 (530)
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Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy and John Cavafy
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Handwritten letter by Paul Cavafy to John Cavafy on both sides of a sheet. It is a reply to a letter by John, dated 25 February. Commentary on Paul’s health and his personal debts. On several occasions, he expresses his refusal to return to Alexandria. Reference to the matter of the pension –he claims that he is considered a beneficiary as of 5 January– and promises to concede his income to C. P. Cavafy, as he intends -after settling his financial obligations- to reside in Boulogne and work there. Despite all that, he repeats his ongoing request for financial assistance. Of note is the use of English and French words and phrases.
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Notepaper. Black ink. Physical item wear: paper tears in several points of folding; oxidations.
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